Managing castrate resistant prostate cancer

    Dr Neil Fleshner & Dr Henry Woo

    New approaches in the management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): The 2018 Update

    Goodfellow Symposium
    Saturday March 24, 2018

    Presentation by:
    Associate Professor Robert Young
    Consultant Physician, Auckland Hospital

    In this Breakfast Symposium, Associate Professor Rob Young addressed commonly
    asked questions from primary care clinicians on the best approaches to managing COPD
    patients in everyday practice.  He also presented the latest evidence on diagnosis,
    management and prevention of COPD, in New Zealand and from an international perspective,
    in this update.

    The importance of using tools beyond lifestyle in managing obesity

    Goodfellow Symposium
    Sunday 25 March 2018

    Presentation by:

    Professor John Dixon, Head of clinical obesity research at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia.

    In this Breakfast Symposium, Professor John Dixon focused on the importance of tools such as pharmacotherapy, meal replacements and bariatric surgery, as lifestyle enablers, in the management of obesity, a disease he notes should be approached in the same manner as other chronic illnesses.

    Asthma & Respiratory Foundation NZ Adult Asthma Guidelines: A Quick Reference Guide

    Presentation by:
    Professor Richard Beasley
    Physician at Wellington Regional Hospital, Director of the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, and Professor of Medicine at Victoria University of Wellington. Adjunct Professor at the University of Otago and Visiting Professor, University of Southampton, United Kingdom.

    In this video podcast Professor Richard Beasley provides an outline of the NZ Adult Asthma Guidelines published in November 2016. The purpose of the Asthma Foundation of New Zealand Quick Reference Guide is to provide simple, practical, evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis, assessment and management of asthma in adults in a quick reference format. Professor Beasley also focuses on the changes to the guidelines since they were last update in 2002.